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Bosch KIC38P65 vs Smeg FAB30RB1

Bosch KIC38P65 vs Smeg FAB30RB1

Bosch KIC38P65
Smeg FAB30RB1

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Reversible doors Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a reversible doors, but the Smeg FAB30RB1 does not have a reversible doors.
Larger total net capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 302L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 9L larger than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (293L).
45L larger fridge net capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 274L net fridge capacity fridge freezer. That's 45L larger than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (229L).
£7.05 cheaper to run
Over five years the Bosch KIC38P65 only costs £491.15 to run whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 costs £498.20 to run (1% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Bosch KIC38P65 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", but the Smeg FAB30RB1 has a rating of "A++".
6 Reasons For
1dB quieter noise level Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a noise level of 38dB, however the Bosch KIC38P65 is a 39dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB louder).
Two more shelves/baskets (fridge) Edit
The number of shelves/baskets (fridge) on the Smeg FAB30RB1 is four, but the Bosch KIC38P65 only has two shelves/baskets (fridge).
57% larger freezer net capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 64L net freezer capacity fridge freezer. That's 36L larger than the Bosch KIC38P65 (64L).
1h longer storage time during power failure Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a storage time during power failure of 15h, whereas the Bosch KIC38P65 is only a 14h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (1h shorter).
A lot bigger freezing capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a freezing capacity of 3kg/24h, however the Bosch KIC38P65 is only a 2kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (1kg/24h smaller).
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", whereas the Bosch KIC38P65 has a rating of "A++".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a noise level of 39dB, whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 38dB noise level fridge freezer (1dB quieter).
Two less shelves/baskets (fridge) Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has two shelves/baskets (fridge), however the Smeg FAB30RB1 only has four shelves/baskets (fridge).
36L smaller freezer net capacity Edit
Bosch KIC38P65 is only 28L net freezer capacity. That's 36L smaller than the Smeg FAB30RB1 (64L).
1h shorter storage time during power failure Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 has a storage time during power failure of 14h, but the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 15h storage time during power failure fridge freezer (1h longer).
A lot smaller freezing capacity Edit
The Bosch KIC38P65 is a 2kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer, whereas the Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 3kg/24h freezer capacity fridge freezer (1kg/24h bigger).
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4 Reasons Against
Smaller total net capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is a 293L total net capacity fridge freezer. That's 9L smaller than the Bosch KIC38P65 (293L).
20% smaller fridge net capacity Edit
The Smeg FAB30RB1 has a fridge net capacity of 229L. That's 45L smaller than the Bosch KIC38P65 (229L).
Older by two months
The Smeg FAB30RB1 is two months older than the Bosch KIC38P65.
£7.05 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Smeg FAB30RB1 are £498.20 which is £7.05 more than the Bosch KIC38P65. Show assumptions.

Date Released

46 months Ago 48 months Ago

Running Costs Over 10 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 491.15
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 491.15
Electricity cost - switched on £ 498.20
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 498.20
Purchase price £ 899.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,397.20
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

2.4T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
63
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
2.5T
Running this fridge freezer over 10 years will generate 2.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
63
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Design

Case Design
 Built-in
 Built-in
Colour
 White
 White
Door Hinge
 Right
 Right
Built-In Capability
 Built-in capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shelving Material
 Glass
 Glass
Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
Control Type
 Touch
 Touch
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Reversible Doors
 Reversible doors
BEST
 Reversible doors

Performance

Total Net Capacity
302L
BEST
293L
Noise Level
39dB 38dB
BEST
Water Dispenser
 Water dispenser
 Water dispenser
Maximum Operating Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 43°C
Minimum Operating Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data 10°C
Climate Class
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
 T
 SN
 SN (Subnormal)
 T (Tropical)
 SN (Subnormal) - T (Tropical)
Total Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 295L
Ventilation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ventilation

Fridge

Fridge Net Capacity
274L
BEST
229L
Fridge Temperature Range
4 - 12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bottle Rack
 Bottle rack
 Bottle rack
Egg Balcony
 Egg balcony
 Egg balcony
Door Balconies
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Vegetable Drawer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Shelf/basket (fridge)
2 4
BEST
Automatic Defrost (fridge)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic defrost (fridge)
No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
 No Frost (fridge)
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Fridge Interior Light
 Fridge interior light
 Fridge interior light
Fridge Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 229L

Freezer

Freezer Net Capacity
28L 64L
BEST
Storage Time During Power Failure
14h 15h
BEST
Ice Cube Tray
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ice cube tray
Fast Freeze Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fast freeze function
Shelf/basket
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
 No Frost (freezer)
Star Rating
4 4
Freezing Capacity
2kg/24h 3kg/24h
BEST
Freezer Gross Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 64L
Freezer Position
 Bottom-placed
 Bottom-placed

Fresh Zone

Fresh Zone Compartment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Fresh zone compartment

Ergonomics

Door Open Alarm
 Door open alarm
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 240
 240
Annual Energy Consumption
209kWh
BEST
212kWh
Connected Load
120W 100W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
 A++
Power Source
 Electric
 Electric

Weight & Dimensions

Width
550mm 600mm
Height
1,772mm 1,688mm
Depth
545mm 720mm
Installation Compartment Height
1,775mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Depth
550mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Installation Compartment Width
560mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Door Open
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,088mm
Width With Door Open
Unknown - Click to provide data 962mm
Depth Without Handle
Unknown - Click to provide data 542mm

Other Features

Form Factor
 Upright
 Upright
Defrost Function
 Defrost function
Unknown - Click to provide data
No Frost System
 No Frost system
 No Frost system
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